Born and raised in San Francisco, California
Human Resources, Entrepreneur, Author, Creative Crafter, Inspirational Speaker, Teacher/Educator, Life Coach, and California State Notary Public
Wife, Eldest to 3 younger siblings, Mother of 5 (Richard, Reinard, Reese, Reinika, and Rikki), Grandmother of 3 beautiful grand-daughters (My, Liyah, My,Lahni and Aubrey), and 1 handsome grandson (Romeo).
St. Paul of the Shipwreck, Immaculate Conception Academy, SF City College, University Phoenix
Prince, BB King, and Sheila E.
Minnie Riperton, Mary J Blige, Erykah Badu, Fred Hammond, Anita Baker, and Kem
Fast Cars, Music, Crafting, and People
Member of Evergreen Baptist Church since the 70’s, President of the Usher Board since 2010, Deaconess since 2014, Previous Finance Clerk (for approx 13 years), Sunday School teacher for over 12 years, and Previous Member/Assistant Teacher of the Deaconess Auxiliary Board at the St. John District Congress of Christian Education (2018-2021).
Member of the Human Resources community for over 29 years, PHR certified (2003), Associates Degree in Communications (2010), Bachelors Degree in Management (2014), and Master’s Degree in Adult Education (2016). Certified Life Coach (2021). CA Notary Public (2021).
Retired from City and County of San Francisco as an HR Analyst (14yrs of service). Owner of Jaaz Creative Designs featuring handcrafted jewelry and greeting cards (2015 - Current). Author of Jaaz Nspirations offering consistent positive affirmations via technology (2016 - Current). Author of the following: Impacting Lives and Making a Difference (2018); My Prayers Have the Power to Make a Difference (2019); Rejuvenation of Mind, Body, and Soul for Teens (2021); and On Sunday Morning (2022). Co-Founder of Inspired Faith Productions (2018 - Current). Founder and Executive Director of JN Outreach Foundation, Inc. [501c3] (2018 - Currnt). Host of Jaaz Nspiration Cafe Podcast (2021 - Current). Certified Life Coach (2021 - Current). CA Notary Public & Signing Agent/ Owner of JN Notary & Professional Services (2021 - Current).
Has deep love for people and spends a great deal of time conversing with people (known an unknown) in the hopes of inspiring them to be the best they can be, encouraging them, extending love, and helping them find their way through challenging situations. To all those she encounters she provides practical solutions, provides strength via prayer, confidentially listens, extends hugs, and shares God’s never ending love and care.